De Havilland 103 Hornet Heavy Fighter VII tier 1
Pilot

First flew in July 1944. A total of 383 aircraft of various modifications were built.
Powerful autocannon armament effective against aircraft with high survivability
Good survivability, but large dimensions and vulnerable engines
High airspeed, long-lasting boost
Ineffective in maneuvering combat
Effective in mid-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Can carry bombs and rockets
  • 1,380,000
    Price
  • 62,000
    Research price

Configuration De Havilland 103 Hornet

Engine
VII
0
Engine Merlin 61
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 750.0
Power 1565
VII
2xMerlin 61
VIII
20200
Engine Griffon IV
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 900.0
Power 1850
Price:
Research price 20,200
Purchase price 115,000
VIII
20200
2xGriffon IV
VIII
22500
Engine Merlin 130
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 750.0
Power 2030
Price:
Research price 22,500
Purchase price 130,000
VIII
22500
2xMerlin 130
Airframe
VI
0
Airframe Mosquito II FB
Specifications:
Weight , kg 7000.0
Hit Points 450
VI
Mosquito II FB
VII
18500
Airframe Hornet F.1
Specifications:
Weight , kg 7500.0
Hit Points 500
Price:
Research price 18,500
Purchase price 105,000
VII
18500
Hornet F.1
Cowling-mounted weapon
VI
0
Autocannon 20 mm Hispano Mk.II (C)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 90
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 400
Effective Fire Range , m 680
VI
4x20 mm Hispano Mk.II (C)
VII
14600
Autocannon 20 mm Hispano Mk.V (C)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 115
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 420
Effective Fire Range , m 760
Price:
Research price 14,600
Purchase price 45,000
VII
14600
4x20 mm Hispano Mk.V (C)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
VI
0
Bombs 500 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 4300
Damage Radius , m 75
Price:
Purchase price 1,150
VI
2x500 lb
VIII
6000
Bombs 1,000 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 6000
Damage Radius , m 90
Price:
Research price 6,000
Purchase price 1,800
VIII
6000
2x1,000 lb
Outboard weapon
No weapons
VI
3200
Rockets RP-3 SAP
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1000
Damage Radius , m 35
Price:
Research price 3,200
Purchase price 500
VI
3200
8xRP-3 SAP

Specifications

Hit Points 450
Weight, kg 8860.0
Firepower 411
20 mm Hispano Mk.II (C) 4
20 mm Hispano Mk.V (C) 4
500 lb 2
1,000 lb 2
RP-3 SAP 8
Maneuverability 454
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 14.90
Rate of Roll, °/s 70
Controllability 78
Airspeed 770
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 680
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 680
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 820
Stall Speed, km/h 160
Rate of Climb, m/s 61.60
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 499
Altitude Performance, m 1800
Optimum Altitude, m 1800